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A 9/11 Widow Shares Her Financial Journey

On Sept. 11, 2001, Gail's husband went to work at the World Trade Center. He never came home again. During the blur of grief, the stay-at-home mom realized she was now her family's CFO. Today, she's a bona fide investor, but getting to that point meant traveling a long, challenging road.

Could Terrorists Create a Market Crash?

September marks the anniversary of two events that rocked the markets: the 9/11 terrorist attack in 2001 and the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy in 2008. Some are worried that similar events could happen again. We recently interviewed an economist who has explored the possibility of a terrorist attack on the financial system.